Assessing Preoperative Cardiac Risk in Patients Undergoing Non-Cardiac Surgery

  • David M. Rothenberg


For the patient who presents with an emergency such as a perforated viscus or intra-abdominal hemorrhage, surgery must be undertaken without delay. Clearly, in these instances, there is insufficient time to proceed with a cardiac workup, however, invasive monitoring may help perioperative fluid management.


Cardiac Complication Recent Myocardial Infarction Major Vascular Surgery Perforated Viscus Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

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  • David M. Rothenberg

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